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The Collapse of Kreyos and How Not to Run a Crowdfunding Campaign

This one is almost too painful to write.  As many people know the Kreyos Smartwatch was one of the most successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns of all time.  It is also probably one of the most spectacular crowdfunding failures ever.  Trust me – this one is… Read More

Kreyos Founder Steve Tan Responds to Disgruntled Backers

In a posting on Facebook the elusive Steve Tan, founder of the Kreyos Smartwatch, responded to his critics.  For those of you who are just catching up now,  Kreyos launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in 2013 that was hugely successful.  The campaign closed as… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Called Scam As Backers Demand Refunds or Resolution

Here is another crowdfunding campaign that is being labeled a “scampaign”.  Android Police published an article  last night on the odyssey of the Kreyos Smartwatch.  This was preceded by a post on Medium by Jonathan Barronville – another backer. Kreyos ran an enormously successful crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Inches Closer to Shipping

In a recent update from the project creators, Kreyos Smartwatch teased along backers as they “inched closer” to shipping the backer rewards. The original delivery date for the Kreyos was scheduled for November 2013.  The watch has been delayed several times already as the creators… Read More

Kreyos Delays Shipping Again of Meteor Smartwatch

Kreyos Meteor smartwatch, the 3rd most successfully funded crowdfunding campaign on the Indiegogo platform ever, has announced another delay in shipping of their anticipated product.  In a backer update targeting their over 11,000 backers, the company explained their dilemma: Hi Everyone! As you may already… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Shares Video of Product at CES

Kreyos Meteor Smartwatch, one of the top crowdfunding smartwatch campaigns to date having raised $1.5 million in August 2013, released a much anticipated video of their wearable tech during their stint at CES 2014.  Delivery of the Kreyos was delayed this past November but expectations… Read More

Largest Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013: Indiegogo & Kickstarter

Bigger does not always mean better but we all find high profile, big money crowdfunding campaigns interesting and of note.  They may act as a barometer for new products, or services, and can distill future industry trends. The top rewards campaign for 2013, the Veronica… Read More

Smartwatch Crowdfunding Campaigns: The Top Six

For many reasons crowdfunding smartwatches has been a hot crowdfunding category for 2012 – 2013.  Wearable technology is going to be huge and everyone knows it.  While Samsung has released their Galaxy Watch to much fanfare, the Samsung smartwatch was widely panned by the technorati…. Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Misses November Ship Date, Announces Showing At CES

The Kreyos Meteor, the “Only smart watch with voice & gesture control”, originally had a rewards ship date of November 2013.  With November long gone and 2104 fast approaching some backers of the hot tech crowdfunding campaign have become frustrated by the delay. Back in… Read More

Top Ten Technology Campaigns on Indiegogo

Indiegogo has experienced some pretty phenomenal success in tech crowdfunding. Their largest campaign to date  for any category – remains the Ubuntu Edge.   This next generation smartphone raised almost $13 Million but fell far short of their $32 Milllion goal.  While their crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Closes Over $1.5 Million on Indiegogo

Smartwatch Kreyos Meteor easily hit their initial goal of raising $100,000 on Indiegogo and now their crowdfunding campaign has ended having raised $1,505,219 from 11,730 backers.  Kreyos is now the second most funded campaign on Indiegogo to date.  Kreyos joins the growing list of smartwatches… Read More

$1 Million And Counting For The KREYOS Smartwatch On Indiegogo

Indiegogo has just added a fifth million-dollar crowdfunding campaign to it’s roughly five year history: the KREYOS smartwatch. We first reported on the KREYOS back in June. I found myself impressed by the featureset the developers of the KREYOS aimed to integrate into their crowdfunded… Read More

KREYOS: iPhone Compatible Smartwatch Fully Funded On Indiegogo

The KREYOS smartwatch is fully funded on Indiegogo with plenty of time left in the campaign, and it promises to bring hands-free smartphone use to the masses. According to the Indiegogo campaign page, the KREYOS integrates a microphone and a three-axis gyroscope to allow the… Read More

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